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Cheap Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles, CA, United States - SAN to LAX Last modified: Jul 29, 2016 2:42 AM

Popular flights from San Diego to Los Angeles Last modified: Jul 29, 2016 2:42 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska
SANLAX
Thu 8/18
nonstop
LAXSAN
Fri 9/2
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$213
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Alaska
SANLAX
Sat 8/20
nonstop
LAXSAN
Tue 9/6
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$213
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Alaska
SANLAX
Sun 8/21
nonstop
LAXSAN
Fri 9/2
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$213
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Alaska
SANLAX
Sun 8/21
nonstop
LAXSAN
Wed 8/24
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$213
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Alaska
SANLAX
Wed 8/24
nonstop
LAXSAN
Thu 9/1
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$213
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American
SANLAX
Thu 8/18
nonstop
LAXSAN
Fri 9/2
nonstop
$213
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American
SANLAX
Sat 8/20
nonstop
LAXSAN
Tue 9/6
nonstop
$213
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American
SANLAX
Sun 8/21
nonstop
LAXSAN
Fri 9/2
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$213
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American
SANLAX
Sun 8/21
nonstop
LAXSAN
Wed 8/24
nonstop
$213
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American
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Wed 8/24
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Thu 9/1
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$213
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United
SANLAX
Sun 8/21
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LAXSAN
Fri 9/2
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$213
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United
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Thu 9/1
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LAXSAN
Mon 9/5
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$213
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United
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Fri 9/2
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Thu 9/8
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$213
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United
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Sat 9/3
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Mon 9/12
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$213
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United
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Wed 9/7
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LAXSAN
Sat 9/24
nonstop
$213
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Diego to Los Angeles (SAN to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $213.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Diego to Los Angeles (SAN to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Diego to Los Angeles based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from San Diego to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from San Diego to Los Angeles should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $353 $364
7-14 days $248 $325
14-21 days $213 $253
21-30 days $213 $250
30-60 days $213 $247
60-90 days $213 $247
90+ days $207 $222

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from San Diego to Los Angeles.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$213 $213 $213 $213 $213 $213 $213

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Diego to Los Angeles

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from San Diego to Los Angeles.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July San Diego Los Angeles American 7/30/16 8/16/16 0 $353
August San Diego Los Angeles American 8/18/16 9/2/16 0 $213
September San Diego Los Angeles American 9/1/16 9/5/16 0 $213
October San Diego Los Angeles United 10/25/16 11/6/16 0 $213
November San Diego Los Angeles American 11/9/16 11/16/16 0 $213
December San Diego Los Angeles United 12/30/16 1/7/17 0 $213
January San Diego Los Angeles American 1/29/17 1/29/17 0 $207
February San Diego Los Angeles American 2/14/17 3/3/17 0 $215

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Diego to Los Angeles

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from San Diego to Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$363
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$363 $283
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$283
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$213
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$213 $213
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$213

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles (SAN to LAX)

Your San Diego to Los Angeles flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from San Diego to Los Angeles is $292.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Diego to Los Angeles is $213.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Diego to Los Angeles.

Nonstop Flight Details from San Diego to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 06:20 20:51
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 06:19 20:11
United 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 06:15 20:27

San Diego to Los Angeles Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Diego to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average San Diego to Los Angeles flight time is an hour and a minute.
Question: How many miles are there between San Diego and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from San Diego to Los Angeles is 108 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Diego to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 111 direct flights from San Diego to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Diego to Los Angeles?
Answer: American Airlines provides 37% of the non-stop flights between San Diego and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Diego to Los Angeles?
Answer: Phoenix, AZ

Airlines Flying from San Diego to Los Angeles (SAN to LAX) Number of flights searched: 42Last modified: Jul 29, 2016 2:42 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Diego to Los Angeles with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Diego to Los Angeles.

San Diego to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American PHX X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Diego and Los Angeles, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Diego - SAN

Cheap Domestic Flights to Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Santa Barbara to Los Angeles United $161
Palomar to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Palm Springs to Los Angeles American, United $361
Ontario to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Yuma to Los Angeles American, Alaska $236
Santa Ana to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Burbank to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Long Beach to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77
Los Angeles to Long BeachCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Burbank American, JetBlue $420
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $113
Los Angeles to San Diego American, Alaska, United $213
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $71
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $250
Los Angeles to OntarioCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $87
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $83
Los Angeles to Santa AnaCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77
Palm Springs to Burbank American, Alaska, United $345
Palm Springs to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $372
Santa Ana to Long Beach American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Ontario to Burbank American, United Check Dates
Santa Ana to Burbank American, Alaska, United Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tijuana to Los Angeles Interjet, American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $516
Mexicali to Los Angeles American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $458
Cheap Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles, CA, United States, from $213 Round trip from SAN to LAX